Recent events in Canada and the United States have ignited discussion and action focused on the experiences of anti-Black racism. The work needed to dismantle anti-Black racism is complicated, and differentiated depending on our own identities. It will require us to be committed to supporting each other and holding each other accountable.
Next week is Catholic Education Week in Ontario – a time to celebrate the best of and to be thankful for the gift of Catholic Education in our province. This year’s Catholic Education Week theme is Igniting Hope; especially appropriate given the current COVID-19 pandemic. Albeit in a different way, SAA will acknowledge this annual event with the support of our resilient community and show ... Continue reading "Living Rosary / Catholic Education Week"
Some amazing news! In an effort to support the growing need of our frontline and essential workers to have better access to Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), St. Agnes of Assisi CES, along with 11 other schools from the York Catholic District School Board, have lent our 3D Printers, as well as donated filament rolls to Trillium Hospitals. Our 3D Printers will be used to make ... Continue reading "Trillium Hospitals"
During this period of school and work closures, more families than ever before are in need of the Vaughan Food Bank’s services. Pre – Covid-19 the Vaughan Food Bank would support 200 families per month with a 10-day supply of food. In the first three weeks of the closures due to Covid-19, 1,000 families have lined up to receive pre-packed boxes outside of the Vaughan ... Continue reading "Food Drive May 5, 2020"